Shafiqur Rahman Barq

Shafiq-ur-Rahman Barq (born 11 July 1930) is an Indian politician belonging to the Samajwadi Party. He has been elected to Lok Sabha at various times from Moradabad and Sambhal, most recently in 2019.

Shafiq-ur-Rahman Barq
Member of Parliament
for Sambhal
Assumed office
2019
In office
2009–2014
Member of Parliament
for Moradabad
In office
2004–2009
In office
1996–1999
Member of Legislative Assembly
for Sambhal
In office
1985–1991
In office
1974–1980
Personal details
Born (1930-07-11) 11 July 1930 (age 90)
Sambhal, United Provinces, British India
Political partySamajwadi Party (2014–2017,2018-continue)
Bahujan Samaj Party
Alma materAgra University
ProfessionSocial worker, businessperson &
politician

He was a member of the Bahujan Samaj Party political party. He joined Samajwadi Party in Feb 2014 and contested 2014 Loksabha election from Sambhal constituency and lost election. He joined AIMIM party in 2017 along with his grandson Zia-ur-Rahman Barq who was given ticket for Sambhal assembly seat by AIMIM.[1] He was back with Samajwadi Party in 2019.

He came into news after taking the oath as a member of Lok Sabha when he declared that Vande Mataram is against Islam and Muslims cannot follow it.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Samajwadi Party veteran and 4-time MP joins AIMIM, vows to show 'his power' to Mulayam Singh Yadav
  2. ^ "Vande Mataram against Islam, says SP MP after taking oath in Lok Sabha". India Today.